Creditor Carbon Fiber Money Clip Knife by John Kubasek
Foldabable knife with a money clip that fits in a wallet and is made with real carbon fiber and titanium.
- Made with real carbon fiber, D2 tool steel and titanium
- Is the thickness of just three credit cards (not counting clip)
- Folds to be just 3 1/2” x 1 1/4″ and 1/8″ thick
- Custom-made by knife-maker John Kubasek
There are some choice pieces of art for sale to whoever wants to pay the most.
Phillips De Pury Day Sale Contemporary Art
London. February 18th, 2011
What better way to surprise your loved (or unloved) one than to buy them an ad on the site that they visit every day? One of the more unique Valentine’s gifts this season, we are offering up our premier 300 x 250 ad spot for whatever message you’d like to send. There is almost* no limit to the possibilites. The ad will be displayed for one week (2/14/11 – 2/20/11) and will reach not only your target but, an estimated 90k visitors worldwide. Get creative, and impress.
Dig deep and bid on the ad spot here
*graphic nudity, excessive language, ridiculous defamation, or other material that might be deemed offensive are not tolerated.
Jonathan Levine Gallery on Gilt City. A $20 ticket to a gallery preview of Ray Caesar and Erik Mark Sandberg’s upcoming show ”Includes one ticket to a private cocktail reception and curator Q&A at Jonathan LeVine Gallery on January 21st from 7-9 pm.”
Lol. This 2007 email from the Goldman Sachs IT department to one trader was corporately entertaining:
“It has come to our attention that you have been spending a considerable amount of time on a website known as ‘The Facebook.’ This is unacceptable since firm regulations do not permit usage of social networking sites,” the warning read. “Your combined total usage time over the past six months has now exceeded 500 hours (the equivalent of over four hours daily), which we feel would normally be sufficiently high to render us duty-bound to inform your manager.”
More at FastCompany
The man owns a lot of incredible cars. Vanity Fair gets the exclusive.
(not recommended for delivery service)
If you’re anywhere near Philly tonight, make sure to stop by Space 1026 and place a bid on some, cool and amazing pieces of art.
The 2010 Space 1026 Art Auction!
Friday, December 10th
Doors open at 6pm, auction begins at 7pm
$5 starting bid on all items!
Space 1026 | 1026 Arch Street 2nd Floor Philadelphia | 215.574.7630
John James Audubon’s Birds of America sold for £7.3 million at Sotheby’s yesterday. It is hand colored and measures 3ft x 2ft.
From the Auction notes:
First edition, 4 volumes, broadsheets (volume 1: 97.2 x 65.4cm. (38¼ x 25¾”); volume 2: 97.1 x 63.9cm. (38¼ x 25⅛”); volume 3: 97.2 x 63.8cm. (38¼ x 25⅛”); volume 4: 97.5 x 64.5cm. (38⅜ x 25⅜”)), 4 engraved titles, 435 magnificent hand-coloured etched plates with line-engraving and aquatint, by W.H. Lizars of Edinburgh and by Robert Havell and Robert Havell, Jr. of London, after the original life-size watercolours by Audubon, watermarks J. Whatman or J. Whatman Turkey Mill 1827-1838
A plate-by-plate survey of the copy including watermarks and notes on all but the most minor defects is available from the London or New York Book Departments, and on Sothebys.com.
More at the Guardian
The Proverbial Wallet is an inventive wallet design by the Information Ecology group at the MIT Media Lab where the wallet doesn’t open once you’ve hit your monthly budget. They also made one that “vibrates every time you swipe your credit card,” and another that “grows or shrinks based on how much money you have in your account.”
A retired electrician in southern France who once worked for painter Pablo Picasso says he has hundreds of previously unknown works by the artist” worth close to $80 million. The work in question dates from the 1900-1932 Picasso’s blue period. Already the Picasso Estate is questioning how he came into possession of so many pieces. It has been estimated that in his career he has created over 20,000 works of art.
Read the full story at NPR
Gifts include a designer kitchen, a speedboat, and of course sunglasses made out of gold.
via, jalopnik / india times